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1. Consuming or tending to consume.
2. Of, relating to, or afflicted with consumption.
A person afflicted with consumption.
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1. causing consumption; wasteful; destructive
2. (Pathology) pathol relating to or affected with consumption, esp tuberculosis of the lungs
(Pathology) pathol a person who suffers from consumption
conˈsumptiveness, consumptivity n
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1. tending to consume; destructive; wasteful.
2. pertaining to or of the nature of consumption.
3. disposed to or affected with consumption.n.
4. Older Use. a person suffering from tuberculosis.
[1375–1425; Middle English < Medieval Latin]
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|Noun||1.||consumptive - a person with pulmonary tuberculosis|
|Adj.||1.||consumptive - tending to consume or use often wastefully; "water suitable for beneficial consumptive uses"; "duties consumptive of time and energy"; "consumptive fires"|
|2.||consumptive - afflicted with or associated with pulmonary tuberculosis; "a consumptive patient"; "a consumptive cough"|
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A. ADJ → tísico
B. N → tísico/a m/f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
consumptive[kənˈsʌmptɪv] adj (= tubercular) [person] → tuberculeux/euse
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
consumptive[kənˈsʌmptɪv] adj & n (old) → tisico/a
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